Personnel may encounter extreme heat when attending industrial sites. Any personnel who cannot avoid being exposed to extreme heat should do so for as short a period as possible with an appropriate egress route.
Sources of extreme heat include:
- Ovens and kilns
- Boiler rooms
- Equipment used for cleaning and sterilising
- Manufacturing processes
- Molten metals and furnaces
For further information about the effects of working in extreme heat, refer to the hazard, Heat illness in personnel.
Knowledge and understanding
Understand all associated hazard knowledge
- Control measureJoint working at places of lawful detention
- Control measureSafe system of work: Extreme heat at industrial sites